2HUMAN RESOURCE MODULEHuman resource management is an essential factor of any successful business.The various subsystems under HR module are:Personnel management: (HR master data, Personnel administration, information systems, recruitment, travel management, benefits administration, salary administration)Organizational management: (Organizational structure, staffing, schedules, job descriptions, planning scenarios, personnel cost planning)Payroll Accounting: (Gross/net accounting, history function dialogue capability, multi currency capability, international solutions)Time management: (Shift planning, work schedules, time recording, absence determination)Personnel development: Career and succession planning, profile comparisons, qualifications assessments, additional training determination. Training and event management.)
3PERSONNEL MANAGEMENTPersonnel management includes numerous software components, which allow you to deal with human resources tasks more quickly, accurately and efficiently. You can use these components not only as part of the company wide ERP solution but also as stand alone systems.
4i. Personnel Administration Information is no longer owned by specific departments, but is shared by multiple entities across an organization. This eliminates duplicate entries reduces the chance for error and improves data accuracy.
5ii. Employee master data Human resource module has a centralized database with integration to multiple components for processing employee information.The system provides tools to save time and help you tailor the system to fit your needs.The HR module contains features for storing any desired information about your employees.Most systems have the facility to scan the original documents for optical Storage.The HR Information system displays graphical information such as organization charts or employee data.The system can produce charts and reports-both standard and customer defined.iii. Recruitment managementThis function helps in hiring the right people with the right skills.Reducing the cost of recruiting and hiring new employees is a challenge for the HR professional, who is responsible for placing people in the right job, at the right time, and with the right skills and education.These requirements are fulfilled only through effective automation of the entire recruitment process.The recruitment component is designed to help meet every facet of this challenge like managing open positions/requisitions, applicant screening, selection and hiring, correspondence, reporting and cost analysis.
6iv. Travel ManagementThis module helps you in processing the travel expenses effortlessly, in several currencies and formants.HR Travel management allows you to process a business trip from start to finish-from the initial travel request right through to posting in financial accounting and controlling.This includes any subsequent corrections and all retroactive accounting requirements.Travel management automatically calculates the tax.It automatically processes credit card transactions for a particular trip.You reimburse costs incurred during a trip through a payroll accounting, accounts payable accounting or by data medium exchange.In addition, Travel management provides multiple report formats.You can enter receipts in any currency and then print reports in your native currency.
7Salary Administration Benefits AdministrationUsing the benefits administration component, we can define eligibility groups and rules based on a wide range of factors. We can determine the variables, rules and costs formulas for each benefits plan.Salary AdministrationThis function helps you in simplifying the process of rewarding your employees.Administration of salaries is an ongoing process within your human resource department.It is particularly important during the review processes, when your goal is to justify reward good performance.The salary administration module assists you in the salary review process by taking into account standard salary changes within the company as well as individual competition exceptions
8ORGANIZATIONAL MANAGEMENT This module will assist you in maintaining an accurate picture of your organizations structure, no matter how fast it changes. In many cases, graphical environments make it easy to review any moves, additions, or changes in employee positions.
9PAYROLL ACCOUNTINGThe payroll accounting system can fulfill the payroll requirements and provide you with the flexibility to respond to your changing needs.Payroll accounting should address payroll functions from a global point of view.You should be able to centralize your payroll processing, or decentralize the data based on country or legal entities.Most payroll accounting systems give you the options and capabilities to establish business rules without modifying the existing payroll.Many systems have the features to remind you when transactions are due for processing.With payroll accounting, you have the ability to tailor the system to your organization requirement.With country specific versions of payroll accounting, you can fulfill language, currency and regulatory requirements.
10TIME MANAGEMENTIt is a flexible tool designed to handle complicated evaluation rules to fulfill regulatory requirements and determine overtime and other time related data.The time evaluation component stores your organizations business rules and automatically validates hours worked and wage types.
11Shift PlanningShift planning module helps you to plan your workforce requirements quickly and accurately.You can plan your shifts according to your requirements taking into consideration all criteria, including absences due to leave or sickness, and employee requests for time off.Shift planning keeps you informed at all times of any staff excess or deficit.Another advantage of shift planning is that it enables you to temporarily assign an employee or employees to another organizational unit where they are needed, allowing for a temporary change of cost centre.
12PERSONNEL DEVELOPMENT Effective personnel development planning ensures that the goals of the organization and the goals of the employee are in harmony. The benefits of such planning include improvements in employee performance, employee potential, staff quality, working climate and employee morale.i. Training and Event ManagementA good HR system will have scheduled seminars, training courses and business events.On completion of a training course, appraisal forms can be automatically issued.Appraisals can be carried out for instructors, attendees, business events and training courses.
13PLANT MAINTAINENCE MODULE The achievement of world class performance demands delivery of quality products expeditiously and economically.Organizations simply cannot achieve excellence with unreliable equipment.Machine breakdown and idle time for repair was once an accepted practice. Times have changed.Today when a machine breaks down, it can shut down the production line and the customer's entire plant.The Preventive Maintenance module provides an integrated solution for supporting the operational needs of an enterprise wide system.The Plant maintenance module includes an entire family of product covering all aspects of plant/ equipment maintenance and becomes, integral to the achievement of process improvement.The major subsystems of a maintenance module are :Preventive Maintenance Control.Equipment Tracking.Component Tracking.Plant Maintenance Calibration Tracking.Plant Maintenance Warranty Claims Tracking.
14QUALITY MANAGEMENT MODULE The quality management module supports the essential elements of a system.It penetrates all processes within an organization.The task priorities, according to the quality loop, shift from production (implementation phase) to production planningand product development (planning phase), to procurement and sales and distribution, as well as through the entire usage phase.It handles the traditional tasks of quality planning, quality inspection and quality control.The quality management module’s internal functions do not directly interact with the data or processes of other modules.
15QUALITY MANAGEMENT MODULE – FUNCTIONS: The quality management module fulfills the following functions:QUALITY PLANNING: Management of basic data for quality planning and inspection planning, material specifications, etc.QUALITY INSPECTION : Trigger inspections, inspection processing with inspection plan selection and sample calculation etc.QUALITY CONTROL.: Dynamic sample determination on the basis of the quality level history, quality management information system for inspections and inspection results and quality notifications, etc.
16MATERIAL MANAGEMENT MODULE: The material management module optimizes all purchasing processes with workflow-driven processing functions, enablesautomated supplier evaluation, lowers procurement and warehousing costs with accurate inventory and warehouse management and integrates invoice verification.The main module of material management are as follows:i. Pre- Purchasing Activity.ii. Purchasing.iii. Vendor Evaluation.iv. Inventory management.v. Invoice verification and material inspection.
17MANUFACTURING MODULE: A good manufacturing system should provide for multi mode manufacturing applications that encompass full integration of resource management.These manufacturing applications should allow an easier exchange of information throughout the entire global enterprise, or at a single site within a company.The manufacturing module should enable an enterprise to marry technology with business processes to create an integrated solution.It must provide the information base upon which the entire operation should be run.It should contain the necessary business rules to manage the entire supply chain process whether within a facility, btwn facilities or across the entire supply chain.
18Major subsystem of the manufacturing module - Materials and capacity planningShop floor controlQuality managementJIT/repetitive manufacturingCost managementEngineering change controlEngineering data managementConfiguration managementToolingSerialization/lot control